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New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL Odds

New Jersey pays a visit to Pittsburgh on Friday, hoping to shut down the Penguins snipers in hockey action at PPG Paints Arena.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.5-2.1 win for the Penguins on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Pittsburgh Penguins are 21-8-5 overall while the New Jersey Devils are 13-13-7. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 22-8-4 on the OU, and New Jersey is 12-10-11. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New Jersey injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Penguins rated this week at No. 3 and the New Jersey Devils sitting at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 2-ranked offense (3.44 goals per game) against a New Jersey Devils defense that ranks No. 24 at 2.97 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 21.77% rate while the Devils have a 84% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Jersey won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Flyers on December 22. Bettors who backed the Devils at -128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 7-1 loser on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at -113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • New Jersey is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • New Jersey is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, December 27th